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Region 4 News Release
Release Number: 05-74-ATL (007)
Wed., Jan. 12, 2005
Contact: Gei-Thae Breezley Jo Anne Burgoyne
Phone: (770) 493-6644 (404) 562-2076
to Protect State's Electrical Workers
Signing Ceremony Thursday, Jan. 13, in Atlanta
ATLANTA -- Providing safer workplaces is the goal of a new partnership between the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association (AECA); International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 613; Atlanta Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (AEJATC), and the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
"This partnership provides an opportunity for the partners to come together and build on the value of safety and health for unionized electrical workers in the Atlanta area," said Cindy Coe Laseter, OSHA's Atlanta regional administrator.
|Event:||OSHA, AECA, IBEW, AEJATC, GA TECH - Signing Ceremony|
|Date/Time:||Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 - 12:00 p.m.|
|Location:||Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association
4221 North Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Ga.
Atlanta-East Area Director
The partnership is part of Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao's ongoing efforts to improve worker safety and health through cooperative partnerships," said Gei-Thae Breezley, OSHA's Atlanta-East area director. "OSHA worked extensively with all the parties to form this partnership which covers employers and employees in North and Central Georgia. Breezley added that by working together, the partners can reach more workers and provide them with information they need to eliminate hazardous conditions at their work sites.
For information about occupational safety and health or this partnership, contact OSHA's area offices. The Atlanta-East Area Office is located at 2183 Northlake Parkway, Bldg 7, Suite 110, Tucker, Ga.; phone: (770) 493-6644. The Atlanta-West Office is at 2400 Herodian Way, Suite 250, Smyrna; phone: (770) 984-8700.
Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships, and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.
U.S. Labor Department (DOL) releases are accessible on the Internet at <http://www.dol.gov>. The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format upon request (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office. Please specify which news release when placing your request. Call (202) 693-7765 or TTY (202) 693-7755. DOL is committed to providing America's employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations. For more information, please visit www.dol.gov/compliance.
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